Tomorrow’s Warriors has been instrumental in developing several award-winning artists, helping them achieve their ambitions and forge successful professional careers.

 

Year Awarding Body Reason For Award Leader / Artist
2014 National Festival of Music For Youth Best Jazz Ensemble Tomorrow’s Warriors Female Collective – Troy
2013 National Festival of Music For Youth National Partnerships Award – Jazz Category Tomorrow’s Warriors Female Collective – Nérija
2013 National Festival of Music For Youth Best Jazz Ensemble Tomorrow’s Warriors – Ezra Collective
2013 Mayor of London Gigs Big Busk Youth Category – Winner Sam Barnett
2012 Essentially Ellington Big Band Competition Best Rhythm Section Tomorrow’s Warriors Youth Orchestra
2012 Essentially Ellington Big Band Competition Outstanding Bassist Will Burcher
2012 Essentially Ellington Big Band Competition Outstanding Soloists Mark Kavuma (trumpet) / Ruben Fox (tenor sax)
2012 Parliamentary Jazz Awards Jazz Education Gary Crosby
2012 Yamaha Jazz Experience Best Ensemble (11-19yrs) Tomorrow’s Warriors – Ezra Collective
2012 Mayor of London Gigs Big Busk Band Category – Runner Up Tomorrow’s Warriors – Ezra Collective
2010 Yamaha Jazz Experience Best Ensemble (11-19yrs) Tomorrow’s Warriors Biggish Band
2009 The Queen’s Birthday Honours OBE for Services to Music Gary Crosby
2007 British Jazz Awards Best New CD Abram Wilson
2007 British Jazz Awards Best Saxophonist Soweto Kinch
2007 BBC Radio Services to Jazz Gary Crosby
2007 MOBO Best Jazz Act Soweto Kinch
2006 Urban Music Awards Best Jazz Act Soweto Kinch
2006 Parliamentary Jazz Awards Best Ensemble Jazz Jamaica
2006 The Queen’s Birthday Honours MBE for Services to the Music Industry Janine Irons
2006 BBC Radio Rising Star Andrew McCormack
2005 International Songwriting Competition, Nashville, TN Best Jazz Composition Abram Wilson
2004 Urban Music Awards Best Jazz Act Soweto Kinch
2004 BBC Radio Best Band Soweto Kinch
2004 BBC Radio Best Instrumentalist Soweto Kinch
2004 Peter Whittingham Awards Best Innovation Soweto Kinch
2003 MOBO Best Jazz Act Soweto Kinch
2003 Mercury Music Prize An Album Of The Year Soweto Kinch
2002 BBC Radio Best Band Jazz Jamaica All Stars
2002 Ocho Rios Jazz Festival Directorate Consistent Contribution to Music in Jamaica Gary Crosby
2002 BBC Radio Rising Star Soweto Kinch
2002 Montreux Jazz Festival/White Foundation International Saxophone Competition Soweto Kinch
2000 British Jazz Awards Rising Star Denys Baptiste
1999 MOBO Best Jazz Act Denys Baptiste
1999 Mercury Music Prize An Album Of The Year Denys Baptiste
1998 Perrier Young Jazz Awards Best Ensemble J-Life
1998 Perrier Young Jazz Awards Best Vocalist Julie Dexter
1998 Perrier Young Jazz Awards Best Debut CD (2nd) J-Life
1997 Jazz à Vienne – Concours International d’Orchestres Best International Ensemble Gary Crosby’s Nu Troop
1997 Jazz à Vienne – Concours International d’Orchestres Best Soloist (3rd) Denys Baptiste
1997 International Jazz Federation, Leverkusen, Germany European Young Jazz Artists J-Life

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